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P.O. Box 13388, Fairlawn, Ohio 44334
To reach the License Bureau in Fairlawn, please call (330) 867-1101.
We have our available jobs posted on this site. Access them by clicking on the following link.
Yes, the City accepts debit card, credit card, and e-check (ACH) payments. Additionally, businesses have the option of remitting electronic payments through the Ohio Business Gateway. Visit the State of Ohio website for details.
No. You are required to pay the tax of your working city. Fairlawn will give you credit for taxes paid up to 2%.
Court is held every Wednesday evening at 5:30 PM unless otherwise publicized. Visit the Main Calendar for complete details.
Fairlawn parks are public parks and are not rentable nor reservable.
The Fairlawn Police Department may impound/dispose of vehicle(s) that are left on private and/or public property or improperly registered pursuant to Ohio Revised Code 4513.60 - 4513.64.
Decals are now good for as long as you own the vehicle.
Once you have established an account through our website, you can contact the Service Department at 330-668-9550 with any changes such as a new license plate number, adding or deleting a vehicle, or for a new decal because of a windshield replacement.
Go to the front page of our website, scroll down to "News and Announcements" and click on "Compactor Decal Registration". Your vehicle needs to be registered in Ohio. You will need your registration and driver's license to complete the form. Once you have submitted your form, it will be processed by the Service Department. Your decal, along with a copy of the compactor/recycling rules, will be mailed to your home.
The Summit Reworks facility is located at 1201 Graham Road, Stow, OH 44224, phone 330-374-0383. It is open seasonally, so please call them for days and hours of operation. The facility accepts oil based paints, tires, and other hazardous waste.
Beautification Day, also known as Bill Stalker Large Item Pick-Up Day, is the third Saturday in May each year. It is advertised in our yearly Spring Newsletter and on our website the beginning of May.
Latex paint can be disposed of at the compactor, however, it does need to be hardened with either a paint hardener that you can purchase at a local hardware store or by putting kitty litter in the paint and leaving the lid off until it hardens.
The City of Akron maintains the water lines that run through Fairlawn. For water problems or questions, please call: Concerns - (330) 375-2420 Billing - (330) 375-2554
You may contact the Department of Public Service either by calling (330) 668-9550 or you may complete the "Fix It" form and submit. The Service Department will then come out and mark the light with a pink ribbon and contact Ohio Edison to schedule the repairs. Please allow 7-14 days for repairs to be completed.
Fill out an application. You can print a copy from the City’s website Application for Reimbursement for the Installation of Water Control Devices, or you can request a paper copy of the application in person at City Hall. Please be sure to include all the necessary documents. If you have any questions on what documentation to provide, email the Law Department or call 330-668-9503. Once finished, submit the application and accompanying documents to Fairlawn City Hall.
Please include the following items with your application:
If you have any questions on what information to provide, please email the Law Department at Law_Department@fairlawn.us or call 330-668-9503.
Eligible owner-occupants may receive reimbursement for the lesser of 50% of the reasonable and necessary cost of the material and installation, up to a maximum of $3,000.00 for all items combined.
Yes. An eligible owner-occupant is entitled to reimbursement for up to a total of $3,000.00 during the life of this program for all eligible items combined. If you have previously applied for reimbursement and received less than $3,000.00, you may continue to apply until you reach a total of $3,000.00 in reimbursement funds received.
Many factors determine how long it will take for a resident to receive reimbursement after an application has been approved. Please allow time for the application to go through the process and call if you are concerned about the status of your application.
The Residential Housing Assistance Board meets quarterly on the second Tuesday of January, April, July, and October. As long as your application was submitted prior to two weeks before the next meeting date, it will be reviewed at the next scheduled meeting.
The Board can only approve reimbursements for specific items, so they rely on itemized invoices to understand what work was completed to determine if that work is eligible for reimbursement under the City of Fairlawn Codified Ordinances Section 291.011. If an itemized invoice is not provided, the Board will request that one be provided.
Some examples include: any new structures including, but not limited to residences, commercial structures, swimming pools over 24" deep, accessory buildings, walls and fences over 3 feet high, and building additions.
Additionally, any chance of occupancy in a commercial structure requires a zoning use certificate even if no construction is required.
The purpose of the Neighborhood Inspection Program is:
1. To enhance public welfare by establishing minimum standards governing the maintenance, appearance, and exterior condition of all residential dwelling units throughout the City in order to ensure that all dwelling units are suitable for habitation and beneficial to the public welfare.2. To establish minimum standards for exterior property areas so that these areas do not constitute a negative influence on the neighborhood.3. To protect property values and to maintain the character and appearance of the community.
This program is administered by the Zoning, Housing, and Residential Building Department. Housing inspectors will conduct inspections from the city streets by walking down each street within the program area for that particular year.
If an inspection reveals any violation of the Property Management Code, a Housing Inspector will present the owner with a violation order. The order will list the violations and will provide a reasonable time frame to make corrections. Orders will either be delivered in person or by certified mail but will always be in writing.
Follow-up inspections will be conducted by the Housing Department to determine compliance.
Please see sign codes in the code of ordinances.
Please refer to our zoning map.